Learning Resources

General- Books and Manuals

  • The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Beekeeping
    Dean Stiglitz and Laurie Herboldsheimer, 2012, Alpha
  • Top-Bar Hive Beekeeping:  Wisdom & Pleasure Combined
    Wyatt A. Mangum, 2012, self published
  • The Backyard Beekeeper:
    An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden
    Kim Flottum, 2012, Quarry Books
  • The Practical Beekeeper Volume I, II & III Beekeeping Naturally
    Michael Bush, 2011, X- Star Publishing Company
  • The Barefoot Beekeeper
    P. J. Chandler, 2009, Lulu
  • Honeybee Democracy
    Thomas Seeley
  • Top-Bar Beekeeping
    Les Crowder and Heather Harrell
  • Honey Bee Disease and Pests
    Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists
  • Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture
    Ross Conrad
  • The Practical Beekeeper: Beekeeping Naturally
    Michael Bush
  • The Beekeeper’s Handbook
    Diana Sammataro and Alphonse Avitabile

Breeding- Books

  • Background to Bee Breeding
    John H. Atkinson
  • Breeding Super Bees
    Steve Taber
  • Increase Essentials
    Lawrence John Connor
  • Bee Sex Essentials
    Lawrence John Connor
  • Queen Rearing Essentials
    Lawrence John Connor
  • Queen Breeding and Genetics: How to get better bees
    Eigil Holm
  • Breeding the Honeybee
    Brother Adam
  • Bee Genetics and Breeding
    T.J. Rinderer
  • Elements of genetics with special reference to the Bee
    J. Mesquida
  • The Social Behavior of the Bees; a comparative study
    Charles D. Michener